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National Weather Service Aviation Weather Center. One Stop Aviation Weather Information Shopping; Aviation Digital Data Service. Aviation Digital Data Service (ADDS) Developed by NCAR Operational in Autumn 2003* Averaging 10 million hits per day, 120 GB per day! - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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NOAAs Aviation Weather Center

Supporting the Nations commerce with information for safe, efficient, and environmentally sound transportation.1One Stop Aviation Weather Information Shopping; Aviation Digital Data ServiceNational Weather Service Aviation Weather CenterSupporting the Nations commerce with information for safe, efficient, and environmentally sound transportation.2Aviation Digital Data Service (ADDS)Developed by NCAR Operational in Autumn 2003*Averaging 10 million hits per day, 120 GB per day!http://adds.aviationweather.gov

* Many recent innovative additions

Supporting the Nations commerce with information for safe, efficient, and environmentally sound transportation.3Aviation Partners in ADDS include:Federal Aviation AdministrationFAA Aviation Weather Research ProgramForecast Systems Laboratory Aviation DivisionForecast Systems Laboratory Research DivisionForecast Systems Laboratory Forecast Verification BranchNational Weather Service Office of Climate, Weather, and Water ServicesNCEP Central OperationsNCEP Environmental Modeling CenterNational Center for Atmospheric Research

Supporting the Nations commerce with information for safe, efficient, and environmentally sound transportation.4Types of data available via ADDS:Graphical AIRMETs (G-AIRMET)AIRMETs/SIGMETsSatellite Imagery (Domestic and International)WSR-88D Radar DataMETARsTAFsPIREPsPrognostic Charts (Low, Mid, and High Level)GTG, FIP, CIP Flight Path Tool

Supporting the Nations commerce with information for safe, efficient, and environmentally sound transportation.5Operationally produced Oct 1, 2008 ExperimentalMore precise in time and space than text

Graphical AIRMETSupporting the Nations commerce with information for safe, efficient, and environmentally sound transportation.6Domestic and international images availableBreak down by regionLoops and still imagesSatellite Imagery

Supporting the Nations commerce with information for safe, efficient, and environmentally sound transportation.7

Supporting the Nations commerce with information for safe, efficient, and environmentally sound transportation.8

Supporting the Nations commerce with information for safe, efficient, and environmentally sound transportation.9Domestic mosaicAbility to view site radar

Radar

Supporting the Nations commerce with information for safe, efficient, and environmentally sound transportation.10

RadarSupporting the Nations commerce with information for safe, efficient, and environmentally sound transportation.11METAR Java tool allows user to zoom in on specific regionsMouse over capability to look at most current observations

METARSSupporting the Nations commerce with information for safe, efficient, and environmentally sound transportation.12TAFsTAF Java tool allows user to zoom in on specific regionsMouse over capability to look at most current TAFs

Supporting the Nations commerce with information for safe, efficient, and environmentally sound transportation.13PIREPsTAF PIREP tool allows user to zoom in on specific regionsMouse over capability to look at most current PIREPs

Supporting the Nations commerce with information for safe, efficient, and environmentally sound transportation.14AWC PIREP Web PageWeb interface allowing dispatchers to share PIREPs with the aviation communityAccount for 10% of all PIREPs

Partners: Commercial Airlines and CWSUs

Supporting the Nations commerce with information for safe, efficient, and environmentally sound transportation.15Prognostic ChartsSurfaceMid Level (FL100-FL450)High Level (FL250-FL630)

Supporting the Nations commerce with information for safe, efficient, and environmentally sound transportation.16AIRMETsSIGMETsGraphical Turbulence Guidance

Turbulence

Supporting the Nations commerce with information for safe, efficient, and environmentally sound transportation.17IcingAIRMETsSIGMETsCurrent Icing Product - SeverityForecast Icing Potential

Supporting the Nations commerce with information for safe, efficient, and environmentally sound transportation.18ConvectionCollaborative Convective Forecast Product (CCFP)Convective SIGMETsNational Convective Weather Forecast Product (NCWF)SPC Outlooks

Supporting the Nations commerce with information for safe, efficient, and environmentally sound transportation.19Winds and Temps AloftWinds and temperatures aloft (SFC FL480)StreamlinesTemperature Difference

Supporting the Nations commerce with information for safe, efficient, and environmentally sound transportation.20Winds and Temps Aloft (contd)FB Winds AloftText based3 Hourly Forecast by region and site

Supporting the Nations commerce with information for safe, efficient, and environmentally sound transportation.21Flight Path Tool

Flight Path ToolSupporting the Nations commerce with information for safe, efficient, and environmentally sound transportation.22AviationWeather.govADDS is much more than a web displayADDS is a databaseMost content dynamically generated upon requestReal power in ability to access underlying data directlyUtilize and integrate with user interfaces

Supporting the Nations commerce with information for safe, efficient, and environmentally sound transportation.23Thank You